We have had equity markets in the United States that for the most part have gone straight up for the last four years.
Rising tides lift all ships, and an easy environment can lead to investors learning bad habits or getting sloppy in their approach.
The video below involves a discussion with author Carl Richards who urges caution and says investors should be aware of the many biases that can creep into investors' mind-sets. He specifically notes the dangers of overconfidence and pattern recognition.
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